Best 2015 Holiday-Themed Stage Productions In MinnesotaMany Broadway and off-Broadway productions will open in Twin Cities to kick off the holiday season. Joining the festivities will be a Russian ballet troupe, a latke-loving bear, an outrageous Scrooge and a Grinch in the likes of Donald Trump. A lot of talent from Minnesota will also take center stage.
Finding Minnesota: The Woodworking NunThe sawing and chipping sounds coming from a wood shop in Mankato mean another work of art is in progress. Detailed wooden sculptures come out of the shop, many with religious symbolism. The surprising part, though, is who's making them.
MNfusion: Minnesota Opera Revives 2014 Production Of 'The Magic Flute'In 2014 the Minnesota Opera performed "The Magic Flute." It wasn't unusual for the company to perform Mozart's masterpiece, but it was an unusual production. In addition to beautiful singers, a lyrical score and fun costumes, this production added the element of animation
Best Date Night Spots In MinnesotaSometimes dinner and a movie just isn't enough for a fun date night out.
MNfusion: Jungle Theater Closes 25th Season With 'The Night Alive'How do we connect to art? It's a question that literary scholars and artists have been pondering for years. Some argue we use art to escape the problems of every day life. Others say we use it as a mirror to see what is wrong with society.
MNfusion: Q&A With 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' Star Becky GulsvigEvery generation has its own musical voice. For the women of the 1960s and 70s, no voice was stronger than that of singer/songwriter Carole King. King, who wrote classics such as "I Feel The Earth Move," "It's Too Late" and "A Natural Woman," went on to become one of the most successful female songwriters of the latter half of the 20th century.
MNfusion: Mpls. Garage Theatre Opens 'Frankie And Johnny In Clair De Lune'In "Frankie and Johnny in Clair de Lune" playwright Terrence McNally explores the idea of what happens when love finds two individuals for a second time around.
MNfusion: Chanassen's 'Sister Act' Holds Its Own Against Iconic FilmFor audiences familiar with the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's "Sister Act" may be a bit unexpected. Based off the 1992 film, the musical takes a few liberties to set itself apart from the iconic comedy.
Best Veteran's Day 2015 Events In MinnesotaSpend time honoring veterans this year.
MNfusion: Scarecrow Dean Holt Discusses CTC's 'Wizard Of Oz'"There's no place like home." "I'll be home for the holidays." There is a deep connection between the idea of home and holidays. While the definition of home can be many different things and commemorative moments can include things beyond holidays, everyone wants to be with people they love when celebrating.
MNfusion True Minnesota Story: 'The Realish Housewives Of Edina'They're some of Minnesota's biggest stars who live in some of Minnesota's wealthiest towns, but what do we really know about the women of "The Realish Housewives" series?
Best Minnesota Photographers To Follow On InstagramInstagram is a splendid vehicle for discovering talented artists, connecting with them and enjoying the beauty of their art.